Thread: 100:1 Mix
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Old 08-15-2009, 09:01 PM
af0h af0h is offline
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Default Re: 100:1 Mix

Just going out on a limb here. New to this forum, but not new in any way to 2-strokes.

It's been my belief for a while that the extra oil we commonly run in these HT's is not for the Piston/Rings, but more for the bearings (lower in particular). Is it possible that 100:1 - no matter how good the oil - just isn't enough for proper lubrication of these bearings?

I've also used Amsoil Sabre with great success, but at 50:1. Recently i've been using Poulan 2-cycle Synthetic at 40:1 (recommended) but added 1 oz. of MMO as well (good cleaning and upper lube).

Any way you go, 100:1 just seems like it's too thin for these China Girls.....
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